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25 November, 2015

Investment leads to 100 new jobs for Moy Park

Moy Park has revealed a massive £10 million investment, which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs.

Award-winning dry-aged Secreto 07 is heading to the UK marketplace, thanks to the efforts of F&B Premium Brands and De Laet & Van Haver. Secreto 07 recently rose to prominence having been distributed by chefs, the Adrià brothers. 

The supply chain has been called on to work together to promote PGI branded Welsh Lamb products.

A training supplier has spearheaded a new way of helping to educate people who speak different languages.


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North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards won the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition on Saturday 21 November.

Adam Quinney has taken on Stuart Roberts' responsibilities as chairman of the beef & lamb sector group at the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) with immediate effect, after the latter stepped down in August.

It has been revealed that sales of pre-packed sausages and bacon have seen a negative impact as a result of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) recent report, according to global insight leader IRI. 

The RSPCA has banned the use of ‘thinning’ in chickens, claiming it will help fight campylobacter, as well as ensure the welfare of the birds.

Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) Scottish Pig Industry conference last week focused on issues facing the industry, as well as opportunities ahead.

After winning the title of Welsh Butcher of the Year at Meat Trades Journal’s Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards 2015, Rogers & Son of Carmarthen is now focusing on launching a steak and gourmet burger bar in Pembrokeshire.

Five major charities have shared a total of £13,000 in gift support from the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW). 

The Snaffling Pig Co, a creator of premium pork crackling, is now supplying products to pub group Brewhouse and Kitchen across the country.

Linde Gases, part of The Linde Group, has revealed plans that BOC, its UK and Ireland subsidiary, will be a main collaborator partner in The Advanced Cooking and Cooling Technology (ACCT) project.

Owton’s Butchers in Southampton is the 2015 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards supreme champion. It is the highest honour a Q Butcher can achieve in the annual product evaluation event, open to the Guild’s 110 members nationwide.

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Global appetite for meat could be in danger as many consumers believe a tax on beef, chicken and poultry is a sure-fire way to reduce climate change.

As Syria’s conflict continues, its livestock sector weakens. Now facing a fifth year of civil war, livestock levels are down on even on 2014’s paltry levels, with the sector facing a shortage of fodder, veterinary vaccines and available pastureland.

Northern Irish meat processor Linden Foods has launched a new premium brand, Turf & Clover, exclusively for international markets.

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